China November factory surge slows to 5-month minimum

China November factory surge slows to 5-month minimum

In November, China's manufacturing activity edged up at the weakest pace for five months because input costs were still high, while tougher pollution measures put pressure on business confidence, as a private poll disclosed on Friday.

The Caixin/Markit Manufacturing Purchasing Manager's Index headed south to 50.8 from October’s 51.0, although it was approximately in line with experts’ expectations for a mere sag to 50.9.

While the index was still above the 50-point mark, dividing surge from contraction on a monthly basis, it turned to be the weakest outcome since June. It indicated just a minor improvement in operating conditions.

Output as well as new orders edged up modestly, input costs kept soaring abruptly, suppressing revenue margins. Chinese companies were capable of passing along moderately more of the price leaps to their clients, although still had to cut staff at the fastest tempo for three months to diminish costs.


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